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  • Longitude: 25.993928
  • Latitude: -32.520148
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Dirk Ellis. (082 655 1166)

Entry: free

The first farmhouse was built in 1842 by William Dods Pringle, half-brother of Thomas Pringle, who led the party of Scottish settlers. Open for the Garden Festival on Fri, Sat or Sun. You are welcome to linger.

Special programme for Sat 20th Oct 2018: Guided tours to the graveyard between 09:00-15:00 as well as a 5 minute video of the farm. You may buy tea/coffee/cold drinks, and vetkoek (curry/sweet) throughout the day on Saturday. Note this programme and refreshments are only available on Sat 20 Oct. Game drives on request – expect to see Kudu, Golden Wildebeest, Sable, Bontebok, Copper Springbuck, Lechwe and more. Look out for special birds like Crowned Eagle and Black Stork – the farm bird list includes well over 100 species.

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